For the kheema
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 inch ginger, minced
1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
1 large red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 tablespoon coriander seeds, ground
2 pints small tomatoes, quartered
4 tablespoons ketchup
1 pound ground beef or lamb
1/2 cup frozen peas
1 teaspoon garam masala
3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
3 tablespoons mint, chopped
1/4 cup water
2-3 green onions, chopped
Salt to taste
4-5 dinner or burger rolls
1. Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium heat. Add cinnamon stick and cumin seeds. Once seeds start to sputter add garlic, ginger, and jalapeno. Stir until fragrant. Add onions and cook until softened, stirring often. Add turmeric, chili powder, and ground coriander and stir well. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft. Stir in ketchup.
2. Add meat, peas, garam masala, mint, and cilantro. Stir until well combined and starting to brown then pour in water. Cook until meat is cooked through, about 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in green onions.
3. Spread rolls with butter then toast until light golden brown. Serve Kheema Pav on rolls.
This recipe is from Indonesiaeats and it was very delicious! I love sloppy joe type meals using completely different flavor profiles than what I’m used to and this certainly fit the bill. This isn’t as wet as American sloppy joes are, so be prepared for that. I made it with ground beef, since I’ve got a ton that I’m trying to use up.